Monthly Archives: October 2013

Assurance of Salvation

“From now on the crown of righteousness awaits me.” (1 Tim 4:8) Paul seems to be certain of his final destiny in this passage but is he claiming that once one becomes Christian that heaven is a guarantee upon our deaths? … Continue reading

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Purgatory Question

fccauburnFriday, October 25, 2013 9:54:00 AM Hello! I am a Protestant, but I just have a clarifying question. I appreciate your explanation of purgatory, but I confess that I still am not so clear on its necessity. I understand that … Continue reading

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Time To Change the Holy Water

Austrian researchers have discovered that church fonts contain very high levels of bacteria and a majority of water samples from holy sources contain fecal matter.Experts from the Institute of Hygiene and Applied Immunology at the Medical University of Vienna analyzed … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope and Charity

Faith, Hope and Charity – you’re heard, I’m sure “the greatest of these is charity” (1 Cor. 13:13) but which is the “weakest?”  We often find opportunities to strengthen Faith and Charity, but what of Hope?  In a French parable … Continue reading

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Prayer Request

A good friend of mine underwent surgery this morning.  I have not heard how she’s doing, please say a prayer for her.  I pray for God’s Will to be done.  Will you join me?   I don’t have her permission to … Continue reading

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Sola Scriptura

“14 But you, remain faithful to what you have learned and believed, because you know from whom you learned it,  15 and that from infancy you have known [the] sacred scriptures, which are capable of giving you wisdom for salvation … Continue reading

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Naming Angels

18th Cent. “Angel de la Guarda” I had an interesting discussion on the way to a retreat with some older ladies from my church.  The discussion was about naming guardian angels.  They talked about how a group one of them … Continue reading

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